Parekarangi Māori Trust hope to reduce nitrate leaching on their farm

Sunday 25 March 2018. By Mere McLean A Māori trust farm in Rotorua has been working with Agresearch on reducing nitrate leaching. Parekarangi Trust Farm began working with the institute in 2016. Science and research is playing a big part in the operations of this Māori farm. James Warbrick, chairman of Parekarangi Māori Trust says that, “it's all about looking after our whenua, issues with water quality [...]

Parekarangi Māori Trust hope to reduce nitrate leaching on their farm2019-05-22T11:17:51+12:00

Latest research on phosphorus loads to Lake Rotorua

On 7 April University of Waikato Professor David Hamilton, presented their latest research on phosphorus loads to Lake Rotorua. This research focused on the phosphorus share due to human activity (‘anthropogenic’ P). Key findings include: The total annual average P load is approximately 49 tonnes. This is higher than previous estimates, mainly due to storm loads 48% (or 23.4 tonnes) [...]

Latest research on phosphorus loads to Lake Rotorua2016-05-05T15:22:47+12:00